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Cafe On Main

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914 Main St, Pittsburgh, PA 15215-2352
+1 412-782-2248
08:00 - 22:00
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Sun 08:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 08:00 - 22:00
Fri 08:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

They only serve breakfast and lunch but the original menu offerings are inspired and delicious. Making up your mind what to choose from is the only problem I have. I always like to try something new and there's always new offerings to choose from. They have perfected home fries and the various styles of Eggs Benedict. But the free mimosas... More 

Thank Sandra W
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44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Can't speak about the waits some others have experienced but I don't doubt it on a weekend bc the place is good! We fortunately stopped in on a Wednesday at 10AM so there were plenty of tables available. Both my wife and I were very pleased with our meals and I must concur with others, the potatoes were excellent! The... More 

Thank Lawrence T
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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155 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Great food along with pleasant service. Glad I did not take the negative reviews to heart. Will surely go back. The website says they take reservations but they don't. They are open for breakfast and lunch only.

Thank El_Coche_3
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We've been having Sunday breakfast for about a year, never had issues with the food quality or service and recommended it to others. What we've noticed is the specials on the chalk board never change, they're not so special after all - their needs to be at least some variety. They also have tables for 4 or 6 in the... More 

Thank martinp120
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Cafe on Main has long been a local favourite for breakfast and lunch, and for good reason: the food is fresh and tasty, there's an extensive menu and always some interesting specials. Be prepared to wait a bit for a table. Service can sometimes be a little slow during busy periods, but the good food is worth the wait.

Thank Hannah073
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Since we were in the area, we stopped to get breakfast. Read mixed reviews, and should of listened to the poor ones. Nothing special, overpriced, meal, 3 dollar cup of coffee( fresh ground) but not worth the money. Portions small order of potatoes pancakes you get four half dollar size for $2.50 And they are the frozen type. The only... More 

1 Thank Slick717
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174 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Recently my wife and I , along with another couple, ventured on a rainy, dreary Saturday morning to Cafe On Main in Sharpsburg, which is a northern suburb of Pittsburgh. Cafe On Main was chosen as I had read that the restaurant just won a "Silver" (2nd place) Award for Best Breakfast in Pittsburgh. Since we are all "foodies", love... More 

Thank Twistedintheburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 February 2016

We have been going to Cafe on Main for about a year & I have never had a bad experience there. The service is fast & friendly, the food is delicious, & the atmosphere is cordial. In addition to the regular menu, there is a large variety of speciality breakfasts, many unique & tasty. Portions are generous, coffee is always... More 

Thank georgej681
Reading, Pennsylvania
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60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

A cute little cafe near the Fox Chapel area in Pittsburgh serving some delicious eggs and French toast. Complimentary mimosas (ok, they're mostly orange juice) and very attentive service. Owner also runs Cee Cee's down the street.

Thank fancyn1
pgh, pa
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187 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2015

First I have to say I really enjoyed my breakfast as this is what they are known for. I had the "Man Waffle" which is a belgian waffle with sausage gravy, bacon and 2 eggs....side of potatoes or grits. I had the grits. Loads of other options with many cute combinations. Parking can be a problem in town but I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 914 Main St, Pittsburgh, PA 15215-2352
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
  • Phone Number: +1 412-782-2248

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?